Definition of Malcontents

1. Noun. (plural of malcontent) ¹



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Definition of Malcontents

1. malcontent [n] - See also: malcontent

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Malcontents

malaxed
malaxes
malaxing
malayaite
malayan
malaysia
malbec
malbecs
malbrouck
malbroucks
malconformation
malconformations
malcontent
malcontented
malcontentedly
malcontents (current term)
maldanian
maldevelopment
maldevelopments
maldigestion
maldison
maldistribution
maldonite
male-odour
male-patterned baldness
male-spirited
male aristocrat
male berry

Literary usage of Malcontents

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1. The English Poets: Selections with Critical Introductions by Thomas Humphry Ward (1916)
"... Achitophel unites The malcontents of all the Israelites, Whose differing parties he could wisely join For several ends to serve the same design ..."

2. The History of America by William Robertson (1787)
"The malcontents chafe Gonzalo Pizarro to be their leader. ... if the malcontents had not been provided with a leader of credit and eminence to unite and to ..."

3. Anne Boleyn: A Chapter of English History. 1527-1536 by Paul Friedmann (1884)
"No sooner, therefore, did war seem to be unavoidable than he began to think rather seriously about giving the English malcontents the aid they asked for. ..."

4. The English Poets: Selections with Critical Introductions by Various Writers by Thomas Humphry Ward (1905)
"... the same track when she the prime renews: And once in twenty years their scribes record, By natural instinct they change their lord. THE malcontents. ..."

5. The English Poets by Matthew Arnold (1882)
"THE malcontents. ... Part L] To further this, Achitophel unites The malcontents of all the Israelites ..."

6. Erewhon: Or, Over the Range by Samuel Butler (1917)
"... CHAPTER XJI malcontents I CONFESS that I felt rather unhappy when I got home, and thought more closely over the trial that I had just witnessed. ..."

7. The Works of Tennyson by Alfred Tennyson Tennyson, Hallam Tennyson Tennyson (1905)
"The malcontents on their part speedily took an equally decisive step. On May 19 their leaders concluded a treaty with the Prince of Parma, by which they ..."

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